Monthly Archives: May 2015

Newsletter May 2015

Newsletter May 2015 (PDF download 780KB)

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More Fingerposts Restored

Mendip Hills traditional highway fingerpost signage restoration The Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is nationally recognised for its landscape quality. The designation recognises the importance of heritage and reinforces the need to protect and manage historic features. … Continue reading

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Recruiting Young Rangers

NOW RECRUITING FOR 2015-2017 ! We are delighted to announce that further to another successful programme, the Mendip Hills AONB Unit is recruiting 15 young people between the ages of 12 to 14 to join its next two-year Young Ranger … Continue reading

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Art in the Landscape: Free event

Art in the Landscape: Free event in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) – Thursday 28th May The landscape not only provides inspiration for art but also the materials to do it with. Come along to this … Continue reading

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Starfish Film Premiere

Premiere of Black Down’s WWII ‘Starfish’ film Over sixty people attended the World Premiere of ‘Starfish’ on Saturday 9th May at Blagdon Village Club. The Children of Blagdon Primary school with help from Ruth Coleman (Starfish Producer) and Biggerhouse Film, visited … Continue reading

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Responsible Dog Walkers Welcome

Mendip Hills AONB welcomes responsible dog walkers Spring is here and people are out enjoying the natural beauty of the Mendip Hills. Many of the most visited sites are Sites of Special Scientific Interest, being managed for their nationally important … Continue reading

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Sculpture Design Competition

Under 20 years old?  Sculpture Design Competition deadline is coming up on Monday 18th May! ALL entrants will be exhibited at Black Swan Arts Centre Frome alongside leading local and international artists. The winner gets to make their sculpture in … Continue reading

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Looking through the Lens

Looking through the Lens is a free event in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) on  Sunday 17th May Join local photographer Caroline Shipsey for a wander around Black Down and the Burrington Commons to seek out … Continue reading

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